The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 82 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 1.05% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.12% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £238 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £370 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +107.14%
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1076 1516 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.89% 93.87% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 1011 755
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 33
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) MS Access
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) ODBC
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Delphi
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft